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Meet your audiences where they are — in Univision’s case, preparing to weather a major storm, or evacuating in a car with only a phone in hand.
Trzeba dotrzeć do odbiorcy tu, gdzie akurat się znajduje – czyli, zdaniem Univision, także podczas przygotowań do silnej burzy lub w trakcie szybkiej ewakuacji. Z telefonem w dłoni.
Two-thirds of respondents in the countries studied said they get news from social media every day.
“The impact we’ve made has been noticeable on people in powerful positions, whether it’s politicians or mainstream media. We’ve opened them up, to see that you can’t ignore this, and that’s a good first step.”
“Nós temos uma relação aberta para mostrar que você não pode ignorar isso, e é um bom primeiro passo”.
Plus: “Humans can be successfully manipulated through social bots,” what Russia Today’s fact checking project actually does, and a more sociological take on the spread of fake news.
The Reuters Institute’s annual report on digital news contains some surprises.
Shivendra Gaur’s Rocket Post Live has already gained 8,000 paying subscribers for rolling news alerts and a daily video bulletin.
Have a WhatsApp chain message you want factchecked? La Silla Vacía’s WhatsApp Detector first wants you to commit to spreading the factcheck to your friends.